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Prime Entertainment secures 163 hours of content

Prime Entertainment group has added 163 new hours of content to its slate through renewed deals with a number of France-based producers, including La Gaillarde and Acrobates Films. The Paris and ...
January 23, 2017

Prime Entertainment group has added 163 new hours of content to its slate through renewed deals with a number of France-based producers, including La Gaillarde and Acrobates Films.

The Paris and L.A.-based producer and distributor has bolstered its programming in the history, geopoliticis, arts and culture genres, among others, according to a release. This adds to its existing unscripted catalogue, which includes more than 5,500 hours of documentary programming.

As part of the deal, Prime receives rights to Expats, Another Immigration in Africa (pictured, right), a 2014 65-minute doc looking at white immigrants in on the eponymous continent; Great Legents of Berber King (pictured: left), a 52-minute doc exploring the ancient civilization of the Berbers in northern Africa; and Memories of D-Day, a 52-minute exploration of four soldiers who stormed Normandy.

Most recently the producer-distributor inked a deal with equestrian producer Equidia TV at October’s MIPCOM, adding an additional 450 hours to its slate, while a November deal with Lifemantra added an extra 80 hours of health, lifestyle and fitness content.

According to the release, Prime has existing deals for its unscripted content with major broadcasting playerrs, including Netflix, AMC Networks, Sky Germany, Spain’s RTVE. It also operates in France, Canada, South Korea and the U.S., among others.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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